That Time the U.S. Killed 300 Wagner Fighters in 4 Hours

Wes O'Donnell
7 min readMar 14

With no U.S. servicemembers killed.

A Marine and machine gunner with Weapons Platoon, Lima Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, Marine Rotational Force — Darwin, fires an M240 machine gun during a night squad-attack exercise, here, May 22. MRF-D Marines used machine gunners, snipers and rifleman to suppress a simulated squad-sized enemy attack. Photo by Sgt. Sarah Fiocco. Public domain.

To stop the advance of the Islamic State (ISIL), the U.S. has had troops deployed to Syria since 2014.

At this time, Russia also had an interest in stopping the Islamic State and joined the fight in Syria in 2015 — Russia took the side of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad while the U.S. supported the…

Wes O'Donnell

Army & Air Force Veteran | Global Security Writer for War is Boring, GEN, OneZero, Soldier of Fortune | Law Student | TEDx Speaker